Are you running a thriving small business? Attracting and keeping valuable employees can make or break your bottom line. It can be hard to compete with large businesses – with big budgets – for top talent.
Business owners need to work smarter, not harder. After all, time is money. Do you find yourself sifting through resumes trying endlessly to compare the candidates for an open position in your company?
You might think that having a Human Resources (HR) department is a luxury that only big businesses can afford. However, if you have employees, it’s vital that you put rules and procedures in place.
Only 14 percent of small employers sponsor some type of plan for their employees to save for retirement, according to data from the Government Accountability Office. Does your small business offer employees a 401k or other retirement savings account?
If your employees are feeling a burden of stress, you can help them by doing the following.
Are you scaling up for the holidays? If you’re expecting an uptick in business and increased customer service requests, you might need to bring on one or more temporary employees.
SmartBiz Loans recently conducted a poll asking small business owners “What keeps you up at night?” The number one answer was “Employee Retention”.
Contracts are important to understand and implement when setting up and running an enterprise.
Are you interested in mentoring a young entrepreneur? Do you need an extra pair of hands around the office? It might be time to look for an intern for your small business.
Small business owners wear a lot of hats. You might be the bookkeeper, marketer and sales person in your office. If you’re managing a team, you might think of yourself as the boss.
SmartBiz recently conducted a poll asking small business owners “What keeps you up at night?” The number one answer was “Employee Retention”.